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  1. Anki is a program which makes remembering things easy. Because it is a lot more efficient than traditional study methods, you can either greatly decrease your time spent studying, or greatly increase the amount you learn.
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    Anki flashcards on Android. Your secret trick to achieve superhuman information retention.


  2. RemNote is the note-taking tool that gives you memory superpowers. It automatically generates flashcards from your notes and figures out the optimal time to practice each flashcard so you don't forget what you've learned.
  3. Mochi is a cross-platform desktop tool that lets you take notes and make flashcards using markdown, then study them using spaced repetition.
  4. Spaced-repetition app, the best for scientists and coders. With rich formatting, with images, with code formatting, with formulas, with multiple flashcard types. Entirely free, open-source.
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    Online flashcards are a great way to study! Cram is your number one online educational resource.
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    Mnemosyne (named for the Greek goddess of memory, Mnemosyne) is spaced repetition software developed from 2003 until the present. The software is similar to SuperMemo, commercial software developed by Piotr Wozniak.
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    AnkiApp is a simple, efficient, flashcard app that lets you study at your own pace, whenever you have time. Study sessions are as quick as 1 minute or less. It works on phones, tablets, and desktop browsers, and synchronizes automatically between all your devices.
  5. Ninchanese.com is a complete method to learn Chinese, built for beginners and advanced Chinese learners alike.
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    SuperMemo (from "Super Memory") is a learning method and software package developed by SuperMemo World in Poland from 1985 to the present.
  6. SuperMemo is a great tool for every serious student of medical sciences, languages, chemistry, biology, engineering, and all imaginable fields where durable long-term memory plays a significant role.
  7. Learning with Texts | Save Vocabulary in Content with Sentences you read - Save new words and sentence that matters to you when you read any languages (learn English, Spanish, French..) - Learn your saved vocabulary in context.
  8. Ulangi is a vocabulary management. You can add, archive, delete vocabulary. You can learn them with Spaced Repetition and do quiz. It also has built-in dictionary and translation.
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    WaniKani is a web application for learning Japanese kanji and vocabulary with the goal of teaching you around 1,700 kanji and 5,000 vocabulary words in about a one to two years. "What? That's impossible!" you scream.
  9. Study the Japanese characters with James Heisig's "Remembering the Kanji" method, and review with kanji flashcards.